Family Medicine for America's Health

Updates

September 2017 Update

Breaking News:  Welcome to the newly re-designed FMAHealth.org website. Here you can learn more about the work of the strategy implementation team and see new tools that have been launched to accelerate transformation in family medicine. Health is Primary sponsors Alliance for Health Policy congressional briefing on the future of chronic care in America. This […]

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Family Medicine for America’s Health Welcomes New Board Members April 2017

Family Medicine for America’s Health Welcomes New Board Members LEAWOOD, KS, April 13, 2017 – Family Medicine for America’s Health today announced the appointment of two new members to its board of directors. Diane Stollenwerk, MPP, executive director of Patients’ View Institute, will bring the patient perspective to FMAHealth having served for two decades as […]

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Tech Vision Release May 2017

FAMILY MEDICINE LAYS OUT VISION FOR FUTURE OF HEALTH TECHNOLOGY Aim is ‘principled redesign’ that optimally supports health and health care in America LEAWOOD, Kan., May 31, 2017—Family Medicine for America’s Health (FMAHealth) released a vision for the redesign of health information technology in America that lays out a list of expectations designed to close […]

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July 2017 Update

Health is Primary launches new print ad focused on value of primary care. The new ad “More for Your Money” is running in print outlets in Washington, D.C. focused on policymakers and can be found in the ad/poster section of the campaign toolkit at HealthisPrimary.org. Health is Primary is focused on patient engagement in July […]

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June 2017 Update

Health is Primary to host main stage panel at AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students. T.R. Reid will moderate an all-star panel of clinical innovators in primary care, including Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle from Iora Health, Drs. Sachin Jain and Manisha Sharma from CareMore and Dr. Jay Lee from Venice Family Clinic […]

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May 2017 Update

Health is Primary Launches Morning Consult survey and dashboard. Health is Primary has sponsored an extensive survey on public attitudes and opinions toward primary care. This overwhelmingly positive data can be viewed at both the state and congressional district level. The tool allows us to develop reports for policymakers on their constituents’ attitudes toward primary […]

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April 2017 Update

Health is Primary Sponsors Alliance for Health Reform Summit on the Future of Health Insurance. Health is Primary sponsored a half-day summit hosted by the Alliance for Health Reform on the Future of Health Insurance. The event featured a variety of experts including former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle and former CMS Director Tom Scully, […]

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March 2017 Update

Health is Primary to Co-Host Capitol Hill Briefing. Health is Primary will co-host a briefing for Members of Congress and staff Thursday, March 23. The briefing will be held in collaboration with the Congressional Primary Care Caucus, which is co-chaired by Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) and Rep. David Rouzer (R-NC). Panelists will discuss innovation and […]

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February 2017 Update

Policymaker-focused Advertising Campaign Kicks Off in Washington, DC. Health is Primary is running advertising to raise awareness about the value of primary care among policymakers. Members of Congress will also receive state-specific “welcome kits” that highlight data and stories on how primary care delivers better health outcomes at a lower cost. Additional events will be […]

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